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We must continue to immunize every child against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Bringing Immunity to Every Community is a collaborative project between ANA and CDC to maximize the role of nurses in increasing vaccination rates and reducing incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases The project seeks to increase nurses' knowledge and competency in immunization, encourage nurses to be vaccinated, and position nurses as leading advocates for immunization among peers, patients, and the public ANA and CDC promote vaccination programs as among the most effective and cost-efficient ways to prevent disease and death, and to protect entire communities from the spread of infectious diseases.
Al Jassmi pointed out that the recommendation obtained from the workshop was in line with the Dubai Health Strategy 2011-2013 that advocates the need to focus on vaccine-preventable diseases and pays significant emphasis on the need to constantly update public health issues.
Many adults are unaware of the potential risks of vaccine-preventable disease, the need for booster doses or the availability of new vaccines.
Declines in vaccine-preventable diseases and fewer deaths from motor vehicle crashes are among the great public health achievements of the first decade of the 21st century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The committee, made up of 15 national experts, provides guidance on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases and has a strong influence on the nation's immunization clinical policy.
The second part of the report reviews progress since 2000 in using vaccines to protect populations against 20 specific vaccine-preventable diseases.
After extensive deliberations, the AMA concurred that vaccines do not cause autism, concluded that decreasing immunization rates have resulted in a resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases and deaths, and reaffirmed its support for universal vaccination.